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February 10, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Seattle City Council approves Duwamish-area annexation

Two unincorporated areas along the Duwamish Waterway that are home to about 100 people could join the city of Seattle. The Seattle City Council today approved a resolution to ask residents of the “South Park Sliver” and the “Duwamish Industrial Triangle” to vote on whether they want to be annexed to Seattle. The proposal now goes…

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May 22, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Bellevue approves annexation of neighborhoods south of Interstate 90

Bellevue’s population of 123,000 will grow by more than 5,000 on June 1 when the Eastgate, Tamara Hills and Horizon View neighborhoods are annexed into the city. The City Council passed ordinances Monday bringing that area south of Interstate 90 into the city, and authorized agreements with King County and the Hilltop neighborhood that are expected…

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December 7, 2011 at 4:32 PM

Eastgate annexation reaches signature goal

The 5,000-resident Eastgate neighborhood on the south side of Interstate 90 has cleared a major hurdle in a drive to become a part of Bellevue, the city that surrounds it. Owners of 50.47 percent of the area’s assessed value have signed a petition asking to be annexed to the city, just above the required majority, Bellevue Senior…

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